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Endocrinology & Diabetes

When you need expert care for your endocrine system—the glands that make hormones—visit Virginia Hospital Center.

Conditions We Treat

Trust our specialists for diagnosis and treatment of endocrine conditions such as:

  • Adrenal disorders, including:
    • Addison’s disease
    • Adrenal cancer
    • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Graves’ disease
  • Growth disorders
  • Low testosterone
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Parathyroid conditions, including hyperparathyroidism
  • Pituitary conditions, including pituitary tumors
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome

Thyroid Conditions

Rely on our care team to treat thyroid diseases, including:

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Turner syndrome

Services & Treatments

Depending on your condition, your endocrinologist may recommend services such as:

  • Lifestyle changes, like diet or exercise, to help your glands work better
  • Medicine to help your body receive the right amount of hormones
  • Surgical removal of a thyroid, parathyroid or other gland that causes problems

Diabetes Risk Factors

You have a higher risk of developing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes if you:

  • Are 45 or older
  • Are overweight
  • Are physically inactive
  • Have a family history of type 2 diabetes
  • Have had gestational diabetes

Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

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Related Locations

  • Main Hospital
    Main Hospital

    703-558-5000

    1701 N George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205